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Rossend Montané School / GGG

  • 01:00 - 21 June, 2013
Rossend Montané School / GGG
Rossend Montané School / GGG, © José Hevia
© José Hevia

© José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia + 15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sant Pere Molanta, Olèrdola, Spain
  • Architect In Charge

    Gustau Gili Galfetti
  • Area

    2791.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

        • Collaborators

          Marta Ventura, Cristian Zanoni, Rafael Mejías
        • Consultants

          BOMA (estructuras), Taller d’enginyeria (instalaciones)
        • Client

          GISA / Departament d’ Educació de la Generalitat de Catalunya
        • More Specs Less Specs
        © José Hevia
        © José Hevia

        Text description provided by the architects. The school extends from the village limit into a sea of vineyards of the Penedés region, south of Barcelona. The volume, structured in two different wings, is split into several pieces by intermittent interior courtyards. Courtyards that gather the different classrooms and circulation space around them. Multiples openings perforate the courtyard facades, forming a permeable limit and visual connection with the surrounding landscape.

        © José Hevia
        © José Hevia

        Two materials, both concrete products, different look. On one side, a raw concrete bloc (used also to form lattice walls) and on the other side a concrete polymer panel, bright, colored and shiny with a texture that refers to the surrounding landscape.

        © José Hevia
        © José Hevia

        A building designed deliberately with elementary materials, almost without any coating, prepared for students to appropriate their walls.


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        Cite: "Rossend Montané School / GGG" [Escuela Rossend Montané / GGG] 21 Jun 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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